Recipe courtesy of Angela Shelf Medearis

Calypso Corn

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 (10-ounce) package frozen corn kernels, thawed

2 (15-ounce) cans black beans or white kidney beans, drained and rinsed

1 large red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and diced

1/2 small fresh jalapeno chili, stemmed, seeded, and minced

1/2 cup firmly packed chopped fresh coriander leaves (cilantro)

1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Combine the corn, beans, bell pepper, jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice, oil, sugar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Taste and adjust seasonings. Cover and chill 1 hour or overnight to combine flavors.